Beef Stroganoff is a classic Russian dish made with sautéed pieces of beef in a creamy sour cream sauce, typically served over egg noodles. It looks rich and elegant, but it has simple flavors and is easy to cook. I love this dish and wanted to plate it beautifully to make it shine in its glory.
It’s Easter tomorrow and a great opportunity to gather with family and friends for a special meal. While beef stroganoff might not be a traditional Easter dish, it’s a hearty and delicious option that could be a great addition to your holiday menu.
You could consider adding some spring vegetables to the dish to give your beef stroganoff a bit of an Easter twist. Peas, asparagus, and baby carrots are all great options that would add some fresh, seasonal flavor to the stroganoff. Also, consider serving the stroganoff with a side of roasted root vegetables or a bright salad to balance out the dish’s richness.
I used buttery mashed potatoes to contrast with the creamy earth beef stroganoff. Here is an easy recipe to create this dish at home and impress your guests.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
- Beef sirloin, cut into thin strips 350 gms
- Onion (finely chopped) 1
- Cloves garlic, minced 2-3
- Butter 2 tbsp + 4 tbsp
- Beef broth 1 cup
- Mushrooms (sliced) 1 cup
- Cream 2 tbsp
- Flour 1 tbsp
- Dijon mustard 1 tsp
- Salt and Pepper
- Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp
- Potatoes 4
- Parsley for garnish
- Put the potatoes to boil first.
- In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add the beef strips and cook until browned on all sides. Remove beef from the skillet and set aside.
- Add the sliced mushrooms and cook until they release their liquid.
- Add the onion and garlic to the same skillet and cook until softened.
- Sprinkle flour over the mushrooms and stir to coat. Gradually add the beef broth and stir until smooth.
- Add the cooked beef strips back to the skillet and stir to combine.
- Stir in the cream, Worcestershire sauce, and Dijon mustard until well blended.
- Season with pepper to taste.
- Serve beef stroganoff over buttery mashed potatoes.
- Garnish with parsley.